Mar 13, 2024

Ticking off a thrillseeker’s bucket list

Adventurous ideas for exploring Adelaide, South Australia wine regions.

Adelaide, South Australia’s 18 wine regions boast more than world-class wine: they are also home to thrilling adventures that will have your heart pumping and blood flowing quicker than you can say “I love Shiraz”.

Thrillseekers don’t have to look far to tick off some of the most exhilarating activities on offer:

  • Take to the treetops and zipline through the Adelaide Hills’ Kuitpo Forest
  • Grab your board and surf off the coast at McLaren Vale, or off the Limestone Coast at Robe
  • Take to the air, and go hot air ballooning in the Barossa
  • Go underground and try spelunking (cave exploration) in Naracoorte on the Limestone Coast
  • Lean way, way back, and abseil off a cliff in Onkaparinga Gorge in McLaren Vale
  • Put one foot in front of the other, and climb (very!) steep Mount Lofty in the Adelaide Hills
  • Plunge from the sky and go skydiving over Bremerton Wines in Langhorne Creek
  • Hit the beach and sandboard the “Little Sahara” natural inland sand dunes on Kangaroo Island
  • Canoe down the floodplains of the Murray River National Park in the Riverland
  • And much, much more!

After the adrenaline rush of your chosen adventure, make sure to kick back and relax by sampling the local wine. Adelaide, South Australia wine regions are must-visit destinations to check off your adventure goals. Where will you go next? Get inspired to plan your next trip, and make your way through all 18 wine regions.

Photo: Barossa Valley Ballooning, Barossa, Barossa Grape & Wine Association